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Sep 17, 2010 5:30am EDT
helped take care of his mother at their home in virginia. >> he was always there for her. he never left her side. i told her when i seen him walking her out that she had a great son. you don't find too many sons like that. >> the mother has been identified as 84-year-old jean davis. it's hard to understand the desperation pardus felt. it's something those that knew him are trying to understand, including his own brother. sherrie? >> reporter: good morning, megan. family members are upset by what baltimore police are calling a murder-suicide involving the son of a patient here at johns hopkins hospital. paul pardus' brother alvin gibson says he spoke to pardus after their mother underwent surgery. he was upset and told him that the surgery did not turn out the way doctors said it would. their mother suffered from back problems and her operation was not successful, news that was devastating to pardus. >> i guess he thought that she was suffering a lot and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >> reporter: now, johns hopkins security says that their security plan worked as design
ABC
Sep 17, 2010 6:30am EDT
suspect, the shooter, neighbors who knew him and northern virginia at their home. they describe him as a very dedicated son. >> he was are always there for her. if she had to go in an chance with her. i told her when i seen him walking her out that she had a great son. you don't find too many like that. >> it's hard to imagine the desperation paul pardus must have felt. it's something those who knew him are trying to understand including his own brother. sherrie? >> reporter: good morning, megan. yes, family members are still trying to come to terms with all of this. they are still in a state of shock and confusion over the whole event here. paul pardus' brother alvin gibson says he spoke to pardus on sunday after his mother underwent surgery. gibson said his mother was very upset and did not tush out the way his doctor told him it would. the surgery was not successful, news that was devastating to pardus. >> i guess he thought that she was suffering a lot and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >> reporter: now, johns hopkins security staff maintains that their security plan
NBC
Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
this according to neighbors. by night fall, arlingn, virginia, police officers were talking to neighbors on south kenmoore street, where the john hopkins gunman, 54-year-old john partis harland, lived with his mother. >> he took excellent care of his mother. >> reporter: neighbors reacted with shock. they said they frequently saw him coming and going from the green bungalow as he cared for his mother. 84-year-old jean davis who suffered from alzheimers and other illnesses. >> he lived with his mother and then stayed with the hospital when she became ill. it's so hard for me to believe. >> she made appointments forher to go to the beauty shop >> rerter: he worked for a metro axis driver. in june,he took family leave, presumablely to care for his mother, which neighbors say he did with great devotion. >> every day he would come home. take her to contract, every day. i took her to the nursing thing or whatever. i can't believe he shot her. oh, can believe this. this is crazy. >> partis did have a permit to carry a concealed handgun. his brother tells the associated press tonight t
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
sabbing case in ohio. >> the policen fairfax and in loudoun counties in virginia believe a series of robbies in those two areas may be connected. surveillance cameras captured the suspect. he is wanted in robberies at three salons, a fast food restaurant and a convenience store. three of the robberies were at hair cuttery salons including this one. in each instance, the suspect pl a knife and took cash from theregister. >>> a maryland state senator accused of using his influence pleaded not guilty to the federal charges against him. 73-yearld ulysses curry is charged with bribe rirk conspiracy, mail raud, and extortion. investigatorsay he used his position as a lawmaker to benefit shoppers, food and pharmacies in severalealings with the state without disclosing that he was being paid by the company stepped down as chairman of the maryland senate budget and taxation committee but he is still a senator running unopposed in the election. >>> vincent gray won as mayor for the district this week. he is deciding wheer he wants michelle rhee to stay or go. most believe it is only a matte
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
focuses on perta. police say he did have a permit to carry a concealed weapon in virginia. john hopkins officials say their emergency plan worked well and they promised a security review but say searching every visitor that comes into the doctor is ununreasonable. >> it's difficult to secure any enterprise with all of those door ways and that manner. >> reporter: that doctor is in stable condition. he is expected to recover, we are also told that the investigation is going to be ongoing for a little while here. meanwhile things are returning to normal at john hopkins where we are live. derek valcourt. >>> our live continuing coverage continues with kai jackson who has reaction from bistandards. >> reporter: john hopkins is experienced in managing crisis, generally however those problems don't start within the walls of hopkins. chaos and confusion on the sprawling john hopkins campus in east baltimore. a shooting thursday morning at the prestigious medical institution disrupted operations. >> i work at the hospital, we got a message around 11:00 that we had to go in our officer, shut and
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. yesterday, a half-dozen horses from west virginia came to dave's in, and those forces came from a place that called itself or rescue farm. rob roblin has the story. >> the farm in west virginia was supposed to be a horse rescue, but as it turned out, the 53 horses there needed to be rescued. you can almost see it in their eyes, the pain and neglect. >> you can just tell they are hurting. it is the same thing with people. you look into a person's eyes. i think eyes or the window to the soul. you can read a lot in their expression. >> 6 thoroughbred horses, close to death, are being cared for. >> this course should weigh between 1000 and 1,200 pounds. he probably weighs 750 at the most. >> the horses were brought here yesterday at from what was supposed to be a horse rescue form and west virginia. starting in dehydrated, six of those in the worst condition came here. >> it cannot be a caring human watching an animal lying on the ground suffering without wanting to do something about it. >> to of the horses or on ivy. yesterday that wondered if that would make it through the night. >> by t
FOX
Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
about why a northern virginia man may have staged a violent incident at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore. police say that he shot a doctor, shot and killed his mother, then turned the gun on himself. >>> this morning, that doctor is recovering. now, the gunman's family says he was likely overcome with grief about his mother's conditions. fox 5's sarah simmons joins us this morning. >> good news, the doctor underwent surgery and is expected to be okay. the shooter's brother says he believes his brother is upset over his mother's surgery, because she probably wouldn't be able to walk again. police say paul warren hardic pulled a gun and shot his motor's doctor while the surgeon was updating him on the condition of his elderly mother. the bullet went right into the doctor's stomach. he barricaded himself with his mother. he killed his 84-year-old mother and then himself. for more than two hours, people were frightened but knew little about what was going on inside. >> my boss came running in. and he said there was a guy running around with a gun and to stay put. >> it's scary, jus
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
, too. still looking at some extremely dry conditions over eastern west virginia. pretty dry here. then severely dry conditns still downround culpeper, rappahanck and going over to the shenandoah valley. we need that rainfall. our radar currently is quiet. i know we've got the clouds out there but those clouds are moving out ofhere. we'll talk about the next rain chance coming up. our temperatures, nothing like yesterday. we got past 90 degrees. capitol hill at 79. trinidad, too. you folks in fairfax county, 74 degrees. a little cooler. then your warm spot is south. 82 now in leonardtown. cooling down to 65 by 11:00 p.m. our skies will be clearing out this evening. a gorgeous seasonable weekend coming our way and a dra pattern going into next week. we'l talk about that and the fact thatkarl, hurricane karl, just made landfall around mexico. that coming upnd what's going on with igor as it approaches bermuda. >>> we are following a story in silver spring. police are investigating the tragic death of a toddler. a 17-month-old boy was choked to death after getting tangled in a window blind
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
years in virginia. but he had no record of doing anything violent. and the commissioner doesn't believe he planned this either. >> one day after the terrifying lockdown at world-renowned johns hopkins hospital, new information is coming to light about paul partis, the gunman who shot his elderly mother's doctor, then killed her and himself. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother that, he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say partis was distraught over has 84-year-old mom's prognosis, and used a 32-caliber, cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, to shoot dr. david cohen, who will survive. partis' gunman said -- neighbor said he will survive. >> i think he felt like he might have been partially responsible. >> partis had no criminal record. the incident rattled the nerves of those who are simply trying to get back to normal. >> it was a mad house. >> the fbi is helping to gather information on partis. and they're still looking into whether he gave any signs that he was capable of taking such desperate actions. >>> he want
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
out of virginia for the past four years. >> police do not believe paul partis, the man who terrorized johns hopkins hospital, planned ahead of time, to shoot his elderly mother's doctor. >> no one has indicated to me any level of premeditation. again, back to our investigation. i don't know -- we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother, that he always had that gun. >> investigators say he was distraught over her prognosis. and used a tiny, 32-caliber cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, hitting dr. david cohen with a single shot to the stomach, before killing his mom and then himself. >> it's a very, very small weapon. the whole thing could be concealed in the palm of your hand. >> reporter: partis had a permit to carry a concealed weapon in virginia. but he had no criminal record. >> reporter: partis lived with his mother in this home in arlington, virginia. his brother said he'd make the driver to johns hopkins almost daily, where she was getting treatment to battle cancer. and he thought her health was not improving. >> i
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
learned after the virginia tech shooting. >> as many watched the story unfold from home, imagine those on the 8th floor when the shooting began. our coverage continues with jessica kartalija who spoke with a man a few feet away. >>> just after 11:00 this morning, this witness was meeting with a doctor. then, this. >> i was on the 8th floor and i heard a bang. then, i saw a, either a nurse or a resident female running around the corner saying, he shot the doctor. he shot the doctor. i went down, probably about 10- yards and made a left, there the doctor was on the floor in the hallway. the witness said they searched frantically for a gurney. >> they brought the crash cart over. there was six or seven of us there and they picked them up and i was outside the lupe. the nurse manager came around and she put a, she put a cart and we put another one in front of the door where the suspect was in -- the room. >> reporter: was the doctor aware of what was happening as the time? >> yes, he was conscious. there was very little blood that i saw. it was basically, his left chest area and lower. >> rep
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
virginia. he had a permit to carry concealed weapon. he had no criminal record and neighbors say he was a loving devoted caretaker. >> he was a wonderful son. as far as i could see, he was always there for her. if she had to go in the ambulance or anything, he would go with her. >> reporter: the injured doctor an orthopedic surgeon and father of two known for his sense of humor is expected to recover he was shot in the abdomen. the security responded sp put their emergency response plan in to place and by all evaluation it worked as designed. >> reporter: the hospital sent out notice to employees it will have briefings on the response today and sunday. >> this kind of thing can happen anywhere, we are a huge institution. >> reporter: there are no metal detecters and no plans to put them in the partial exception is in the er. . >>> thank you very much. wjz has the latest on the shooting inside job hopkins, dr. david cowen is in fair condition. police want to know why he was shot and the suspect killed his mother and his self. he was upset about his mother's prognosis, operations are
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
clouds moving east of the mountains into baltimore. the front pushes down into virginia. skies clear out on monday and it will be cool and dry going into the early part of next week. 78-83 tomorrow, the normal high is 78. overall, within a couple of degrees of normal. northeast winds on the bay will be like, waves less than a foot. heading westbound, plan on all conditions, maybe some upper 30's tonight and into tomorrow. a very nice afternoon tomorrow, mostly sunny and 75. around the bay, beautiful weekend conditions. and the lower eastern shore, especially along the coast, there might be with current because of the big hurricanes out in the atlantic. -- there might be rip currents kar. l is living inland across mexico -- karl is moving inland across mexico. igor is still a category 3 hurricane. julia is weakening, and hurricane karl is moving inland and should weaken rapidly. for igor, it looks like up sunday afternoon or evening arrival in the bermuda area. it will cut right across that island area and then head off to the northeast and slowly weaken. does not look good for bermud
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
areas of virginia. you can see all the severe weather around stanton, island and queens. let me take through and show you the wild weather. they had near hurricane force winds topping out well over 100 miles per hour. they've had a lot of severe weather. power lines down across the area. agai that around the perth area. not just there but also in areas of southeastern ohio near athens. sohat is next? this weather front will ctinue heading to the south. there is another one coming in for sunday night, early monday. i don't think we'll see any rain out of that one. sorry, guys. we'll have to wt until mid-week. what we are going to get late sunday is a few clouds from it. maybe a few clouds going into monday. so rain is the bt chance, mid-week wednesday. down into the 6 tonight, look at cincinnati, ohio, 54 degrees. the forecast then for this evening. clouds moving out from 75 to 65 will be dropping. then a comfortable clear start for tomorrow morning. 54 to about 60 degrees. itill be a little on the cool side. but pleasant for not only tomorrow but also for sunday. lots of sunshine. we
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 11:00am EDT
shot and killed hi mother and turned the gun on himself. they lived in arlington, virginia. >> reporter:for more than two hours, it began with t shooting of a doctor, and ended when the gunman killed his own mother in her hospital bed and turned the gun on himself. we are learning more about the possible motive behind the violence. paul partis lived in this home with his ailing mother, jean davis. neighbors say he was kind and took excellent care of his mother. >> it is hard to believe. it is so hard to believe. >> he made appointments for her to go to the beauty shop. he took care of his mother. >> reporter: why wou a devoted son shoot his mother. the sibling said he thought she was suffering, and recently had surgery, and would probably never walk again. it was following a briefing from the surgeon, that police say partis became emotional, pulled a gun, shot the doctor, and barricaded himself in his mother's hospital room. two-hour standoff ended with partis fatally shot his mother an turned the gun on himself. those who knew them can't believe it. >> every day, he took h
FOX
Sep 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
whew a northern virginia man staged a violent incident at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore. police say he shot a doctor and then shot and kill his mother and then turned the gun on himself. this morning, that doctors recovering and now the gunman's family says he was likely overcome with grief about his mother's condition. sarah joins us with more on this. >> police say paul warren pardus became so upset when he heard about his mother's condition, he shot the surgeon. the wounded surgeon was shot in the abdomen. pardus barr indicatedded himself in the room with his mother. >> my boss came running in and he told me what happened, that there is a guy running around with a gun. and to stay put. it was carey -- scary knowing that somebody was running around with a gun on a rampage in a place where we're supposed to be protected. >> this morning, johns hopkin is operating as normal. >> pardus lived in south arlington with his mother in this home along south kenmore street. neighbors described him as friendly and quiet. they say he and to be his mother's sole caretaker but alsoov
FOX
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
waves through the shooter's arlington, virginia neiggborhood. neighbbrs say that the pardus lived with his mother, loved her and the two appeared to be very he was devoted to er and took care of her in and out of hospital. >> it was a 24-hour jjb for im. he rarely ever stayed in thh house. the hospital was his home. >> neighbors say that pardus kept to himself and never spoke of any troubles that he was havinn. >> the suspect's brother spoke out after the shooting and. provided insight as to the shooting. alvin gibssn said that his mother had arthritis and rheumatism and even after the shooting she never would have been able to walk again. his brother paul tthught she was suufering and could not bear to see hhr the way she wws. >> there was -- he could have done everything he could. she was -- had back problems. he just wanted to stay with her and to be with her as much aa he could. >> gibson says he did not talk toohis brother at all thursday beforr the hooting. here is a recap of thursday's events. police say at 11:111a.m., 50 years old paul pardus shoo a ddctor at the nelson buildin
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
details. what is the latest? >> the gunman has been identified as paul pardus from virginia. he got upset after receiving some medical information about his mother. he pulled out a gun and shot a doctor. that doctor has been identified as dr. david cohen. after the shooting, security called police who responded with a variety of other agencies. they prodded swat teams. pardus was barricaded inside the room with his mother who was confined to a hospital bed. at one point, parts of the hospital were evacuated. police learned something had happened inside the room. they went in to find pardus dead from single gunshot wounds to the head. >> at this point, we're treating this case as a murder suicide. >> as far as dr. cohen is concerned, he suffered a gunshot wound and spent much of the day in surgery. we do not have an update on his condition. we were told his condition is survivable. a lot of people are asking, how could a government get into a hospital with a gun? we will have more answers to that ansquestion coming out. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can keep up to date with
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 5:30am EDT
since the virginia tech shooting. they were happy with the emergency response that they had from city police and their own staff. as for metal detectors, he knows of only one or two hospitals that have metal detectors and that neither it is on the east coast. for wristbands that the issue, he says the issue about 80,000 wrist bands. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> great job yesterday. you can keep up with the latest developments on our website, wbaltv.com as well as art facebook and twitter accounts. many of you share your concerns about the incident. "i guess he knew he was going to use a gun on the doctor." "this is so scared. i cannot believe somebody would shoot a doctor. i pray for the doctor." "i just cannot believe it. a man shoots a doctor. it is so very tragic." we want to hear what you think. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what changes, if any, do you think need to be done to johns hopkins security? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. again, that is watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the absentee votes have been coun
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 4:00am EDT
jones bridge over to 355 to get to the beltway. and we was an accident in stafford, virginia closed in both directions at cambridge street so a few things to keep on a out for. >>> have you ever been wanted to make a copy one of these new blu-ray dvds? well you can't because they have technology where it can't be copied. and now the code has been hacked. >> reporter: it looks like seven pages of letters and numbers and cryptic instructions. but to the right person. >> it is the keys to the kingdom. >> reporter: this is a cyber security expert. he said that programmers could create hardware anyone can use to copy blue raise. >> somebody tech savvy put it on a file sharing fight and hundreds of thousands of people will download or illegally stream that content. >> reporter: patrick roth at the copyright alliance said when people start making copies of blue raise, it will devastate the movie industry. >> pension funds, they're funded by dvd sales. >> reporter: it's illegal to make copies but many people may risk the consequences. >> i can record it from my ipod and laptop. >> reporter:
NBC
Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. neighbors at his home in arlington, virginia, saw him often and say he was a loving, caring son to his mother, who had been ill for some time. >> he is to take care of his mother. he would come home and take her to the doctor. i cannot believe he shot her. i cannot believe this. this is crazy. >> never say that his mother lived with him, and he has been on family medical leave since june of this year. before that, he was driving a bus in the d.c. area, serving people with physical disabilities. he carried a concealed weapon permit in the state of virginia since 2006. he did have to pass a background check to see that permit. we need to receive that permit. >> many of you shared your concerns -- he had to pass a background check to receive that permit. keep up with the stories and latest developments overnight on wbaltv.com. the investigation is ongoing for three suspects who sexually assaulted a woman. police released a composite sketch of one of the suspects. the attack happened around 2:30 a.m. on saturday. that is when the victim said she was dragged into the woods and sexually
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
northern virginia. >> good morning. lcome back to news 4 today. >> it is friday, september 17th, 2010. a live look outside at 5:00 a.m. it is 67 degrees. another cool, freshing morning after much needed rain came down overnight. tom says we still need more. >> yeah, we sure do. mos of the region we just tamp down the dust. farther to our north about 30 miles, a good amount of rain. half an ih in many locations there. this morning now the sky is drying out again. partly cloudy. good morning. starting off friday morning with mildemperatures i the wake of the overnight rain. in the 60s shenandoah valley, through much of virginia and maryland. # 1 at washington. mountains of western maryland, west virginia, upper 50s to near 60. the moving color is rain that came throug in a couple waves yesterday overnight and last night. exited north and east. getting heavy downpours in southern new england. highs reaching low 80s. mid-50s. great day for outdoor creation and fun. sunday, partly cloudy, mid-80s. dry into the first part of next week let's check traffic on this friday morning. ashy i
MSNBC
Sep 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
democrats eyeing the republican split as a way to gain back ground? we'll ask a former virginia governor, doug wilder. >>> and other reasons to swoon over pris william. he's flying high today. >>> be right back. after using rogaine for a while, i went to my stylist and she said hair was growing back... i was like, yes, this works... [ male announcer ] only rogaine is proven to regrow hair in 85% of guys. puhh puhh puhh putt and that's it. [ male announcer ] stop losing. start gaining. puhh puhh puhh putt and that's it. words alone aren't enough. our job is to listen and find ways to help workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. we'll keep restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20 billion independently-run claims fund. i was born in new orleans. my family still lives here. i'm gonna be here until we make this right. >>> good friday. i'm contessa brewer. here's what we're watching this hour. right now in waugs d.c., conservatives at the value the voters summit are taking a straw poll.
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
gunman has been identified as paul pardus from virginia. he pulled out a gun and shot a doctor. the doctor has been identified as dr. david cohen. we will have an update on his condition. police responded with a variety of emergency teams. pardus was barricaded in a room for more than two hours. police are calling this a murder-suicides. the big question has to do with security. how was somebody able to enter with a gun? there are some 80 entrances and exits to the hospital. it is not feasible to put it metal detectors. there are about 80,000 businesses to the hospital a week. many security discussions will be going on today. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what changes, if any, do you think need to be done to johns hopkins security? >> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> if you thought monday showed had lots of surprises, wait until you see today. 14 years after her book club, an announcement about the
FOX
Sep 16, 2010 10:00pm EDT
pardus, age 50 of arlington, virginia. they say he pulled a semiautomatic pistol from his pants and shot the physician in the stomach. >> the doctor collapsed just outside the doorway of the room and mr. davis was last seen running into the room, brandishing the handgun in the direction of his mother who was confined to the bed. >> reporter: fox news and the baltimore sun are identifying the wounded physician as david cohen, an orthopedic surgeon. >> he was talking and everything like that and i mean he looked -- he appears to be fine to me. >> reporter: meantime nobody knew for certain what was happening inside room 873. >> my boss came running in and he told me exactly what happened, that there was a guy running around with a gun and to stay put. >> reporter: the crisis was over around 1:30. >> we were able to see that mr. davis was down on the floor suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and that his mother was also unresponsive in her bed. >> reporter: police calling it a murder suicide. now the alleged gunman's mother has been identified as jean davis, not sure why she was in
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
, where he looked -- where he worked for financial access. his mother was from remington, virginia. >> his brother, his neighbors in arlington, they all said the same thing. he loved his mother and could not stand to see her suffer. >> he cuts is an old photo of his mother tonight. he is surrounded by memories. >> i lost my mother and my brother. >> his mother had been suffering for the last couple of years. his brother was always there to help. >> he tried to help her. >> he often had his mother with him in his arlington home. neighbors say he was clearly a devoted son. >> he was very close with his mother. >> despite his work driving the elderly for metro access, neighbors say he would make time to take his mother to see a back specialist. he actually attended medical school himself for a while. >> the doctors told attempt? the operation was unsuccessful. he thought she was not going to be able to walk again. >> that is what he thinks drove his brother to take such drastic measures. >> he just wanted to stay with her and to be with her. >> according to his brother, paul warren pa
ABC
Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
state of virginia and legally bought this type of very small handgun a couple of years ago, small enough to easily conceal if police say that was his intent. >> i don't know, we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine coming and visiting his mother that he always had that gun. was this an anomaly in his behavior, while police try to answer that question they investigate security practices. they intrude security officers with baltimore city police officers a partnership that commissioners said worked flawlessly on thursday allowing for the hurried but organized response. >> initial response to this the communications between the bpd and hopkins in particular hopkins security i'm going to bet on parallel. >> reporter: while both the hospital and police are proud of the reaction, prevention remains at issue as many are asking how he into the facility with the gun in the first place. there are 80 entrances serving 80,000 a week. metal detectors are unreasonable. quote, hospitals are as must remain places of hope and healing that are open to the public. they cannot be turned into
NBC
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
virginia, 95 northbound, on and off the bridge to rton. back to you. >> thanks very much, ashley. >>> to breaking news, a report of a shooting on capitol hill. let's go right to news 4. elaine has the latest. good morning. >> good morning. this happened between 5:00 and 5:30 this morning located at second and c street southwest. this is located right next to the department of health and human services. one block from the rayburn house office building and near the united states botanical garden. busy area this time of morning. you really go one or two blocks either way you'll run into row houses where people live. a lot of walkers and runners in that area as it's located close to the mall. again, we're not really sure what transpired. we just heard of shots fired in that area just after 5:00 this morning. we're still working on getting some information. but as you heard ashley say, there are some streets in that area closed off because of this situation. again, this is c and second street southwest right ne the capitol near health and human services and one block away from rayburn
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
lived with his mother in this home in arlington, virginia his brother said he would make the drive to johns hopkins almost daily, where she was receiving treatment for cancer. >> and i guess he thought that she was suffering a lot. and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >>> the fbi is helping to investigate warning signs. >>> i think it all happened very quickly. i think based on what we've seen in the crime scene. based on how the evacuation of the doctor played out. >> he just wanted to stay with her and be with her. >> employees were rattled but ready to get back to work after the lockdown. >> i didn't want it to end like it did. you never want to see anybody get killed. >>> now, the commissioner said his own mother was getting treatment after suffering a stroke ask she was here at the hospital. meaning no one should be concerned about the treatment. >>> gigi barnett has more on the security of the hospital that is charged with keeping thousands of people safe each day. >>> doctors, nurses and staff received a minute to minute update. as to exactly what was going on an
FOX
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
to learn more about why a northern virginia man may have staged a violent incident at johns hopkin hospital in baltimore. it turns out the gunman was likely distraught over his mother's condition gentleman the incident began at the hospital around 11:00 yesterday morning. the gunman and his mother are said to be from arlington. police say paul warren pardus pulled a gun and shot his mother's doctor while the surgeon updated him on his mother's condition. pardus barricaded himself in his mother's eighth floor hospital room killing his mother and then himself. for more than two hours, no one knew what was happening inside. >> my boss came running in and he told me exactly what happened, that there was a guy running around with a gun and to stay put. it was scary just knowing that machine -- someone is on the outside on a rampage with a gun in a hospital where we're supposed to be protected. >> reporter: police had originally identified par stay with us -- pardus as warren davis but he says he changed his name. >>> four metro access drivers accused of sexual assaults against disabled
FOX
Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
reconnaissance office in virginia, tom first -- fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> it is now 5:00 a.m. on this friday, september 17. we take a live look at interstate 95 at pohick road has the commute picks up for the morning rush hour. good morning. i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. let's say hello to tony perkins. how is it looking out there? >> still wet from the rain we had overnight and last night. still cloud out there but we'll see gradual clearing as the morning goes on. let's take a look at what is happening. we'll start with the current conditions being reported at reagan national airport where right now it is in the 70s. 73degrees at reagan national. relative humidity, 68%. those wind are out of the west at 15 miles per hour so it is breezy. barometric pressure has been falling. right now, we are just left with some clouds. they will be pushing out as the morning progresses and we'll see i think a good amount of sunshine in the latter part of the day. the forecast for toda
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Sep 17, 2010 4:30am EDT
the mountains of west virginia, temperatures there are near 60. over the last 12 hours, the bulk of the heavier rain fell north of washington in pennsylvania. they hadevere weather. new york city, they're getting that there. long island, heavy downpours and strong winds. for, we'll have some sunine. afternoon highs into the low 80s. and increasing sunshine by late afterno. great weather for all the games. partly cloudy sunday, mid-80s. good wther for the skins game sunday afternoon. how is our traffic, ashley? >> well, od morning. we are starting you off with a big problem. outer loop is shut down between connecticut avenue and 355. this is the headlights on connecticut area. it happened in the 10:00 ho overnight. hazm spill. they're still cleaning it up. no delaproblems exi right now b traffic is light. this is going to be a big issue for beltway drivers. back to you. >>> thanks ve much, ashley. >>> for the first time two of the discovery channel employees spoke out about their four hour ordeal. they talked publicly to oprah winfrey. they said they were forced to lie on the floor o
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Sep 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
most and there is an extreme drought in west virginia and parts of western maryland. that is where we got most of the rain yesterday. reagan national all was only 3/1 hundred of an inch. that makes of the 63rd 90-degree day of the year yesterday. it does not look like we have any more and 90's in the immediate forecast but we may get close at the end of next week as we warm-up. there is a new storm brewing in the midwest area that will push our way this weekend. saturday will be a great day with high pressure over head and a lot of sunshine. as the front moves through on sunday, it looks like a dry frontal passage in the 50's tomorrow morning with a lot of sunshine through out the dead. it will be comfortably warm. los humidity but we will be in the mid-80's this weekend. >>> distracted drivers can be as dangerous as drunk drivers on the road. a rally was held this morning in d.c. to encourage drivers to turn off their cell phones before they get into their cars. seventeen magazine and aaa sponsored the event called national two-second turn of dead. >> we hope that people remember to
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Sep 17, 2010 5:30pm EDT
% shared a home with his mothee arlington, virginia. resident say he was quiet and they never heard him complain about taking care of his ailing mother. neighbors along ken more street say they rarely who was facing serious health problems. they say he nnver úiscussed the difficulty. >> he was there for her like a 24 hour job with hhm. saw him he had her with herror going to visit her. he rarely ever stayed in the house so the hospital was his home.% permit to carry concealedal weapon but only in virginia. metro access transporting the disabled. this is news at 5:30. >>> and to watch more about the hopkiis shooting go to our web site and look for hot topic at the too of the page. >>> and when breaking news happens, get us seetember directly to your cell phone. the sign up for fox 45 mobile news text alert. also texx wbfffat 45203 to get signed up. >>> 3 people injured in a stabbing on an mta bus. happened just before 3:00 ooclock aaong liberty heeihts avenue. after the incident theebus pulled over at the mall. nooe of the injuries is life threatening and no word of any arrest. the. >>
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Sep 17, 2010 7:00am PDT
. moved think west virginia. and all the way, along the way, there was damage with very powerful storms. live shot out of cleveland, ohio, this morning. we'll show you the same scene. here's what happens now, through the midwest today. there are more storms in line today. we think from the des moines area toward kansas city, there will be powerful storms. chicagoland, the storms will roll north of you there. elsewhere around the nation, there's one or two places we want to highlight. the heat continues throughout the deep south. we have the rain that started yesterday and continues today in the northwest. we're five days away from fall. and it sure will feel like fall throughout the weekend in the new york city area. by the way, rough rip currents this weekend, all along the eastern seaboard, as the big storm, igor, passes by, and all that weather was brought to you by whisk laundry detergent. george? >> thank you, sam. >>> when we come back, nap time. why more companies say it's okay to sleep on the job. stains, down to a science. nouncer ] wt new wisk, with our breakthrough stain spec
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Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
increase in the number of crabs becoming the newest recruits in northern virginia and across the country -- the number of grads becoming the newest recruits in northern virginia and across the country. >> i have problems and 500 resumes. -- -- i have probably sent in 500 resumes. >> it is really tough out there. >> the number of college graduates signing up was up 17%. among the perks -- private housing. >> i think it is because of the economy. >>. experts but u.s. -- >> one expert spoke to us via skype. >> they are not finding jobs in the labor market so they are finding jobs in the military. >> he has a master's degree but struggled to find a job. soon he will be a marine. >> it has good benefits. it is pretty secure. is -- it is a solid career choice. >> 90% of recruits have -- almost 90% of recruits have of high-school diploma. " if you are choosing to a list, rather than going the -- quite a few are choosing to enlist, rather than going the officer training route. >>> a plot against the pope? a group of men are being questioned and face potential charges. we will have the la
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Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
chance this weekend. >> ok. the 2-0 terrapins will take on #20 west virginia, mountaineers. they know how tough it is to play there. >> it will get you fired up and motivated. it is going to be a good challenge for us to go on the road for the first time. we have not won a road game. it should be good for us. >>> the nationals game -- bryce harper suited up for the first time today as a national minor league player. he is down south playing for the gnats in the florida instructional league. he has been looking forward to the opportunity. >> i want to exceed expectations for myself. it is about what i think and what i want to do. if i think i am doing well, i'm going to think i'm doing well. i want perfection out of myself. i want to be perfect. i know it is not going to be like that, but that is what i want. >> strive for perfection. said the changes don't worry -- the managers say goodbye. -- >>> joe torre. the managers say goodbye. don mattingly will take over as manager next season. for the first time since 2006, michael vick will start at quarterback in nfl game. he was named the
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Sep 16, 2010 10:00pm EDT
virginia. neighbors contacted in his neighborhood, tell reporters pardus llved with his mother, he looed her.ú the two ere very closs. and he appeared to be the sole pardus has a handgun permit in virgiiia. and reeorters were able to contact his brother today, who said that pardussjust did not wwnt to see his 84-year-old mother suffer. jennifer, that's what we know right plow. >> it is a terrible tragic story aad continuing to learn more tonight. karen parks, thank you for the report tooight. >> yeah, that's the siiuation here at johns hopkins tonight. a doctor recovering, after beiig shot. mother to death before taking his own life. and, of course, there are ú%rious concerns tonight, about security procedures here at we will have much more on that coming up in 20 minutes. >> look forward to that jennifer. thank you so much for the update. >> johns hopkins is one of the largest medical facilities inú the land. more than 80,000 people visit this complex each and every and those visitors must check in upon arrival. they are ggven wrist bands and are patients. as for mmtal detector
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Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
beforehand. >> he had a handgun permit in virginia but that doesn't extend to maryland. why weighs coming and going from the hospital with a gun. is there anything in his background to suggest that he was a threat to the hospital? >> reporter: paul warren pardus armed himself with a semiautomatic hand gun like this one. >> it does come down to a question of his grief and the care of his mother. that really seems to be the central point of this. >> reporter: a motive police now believe was driven by heart ache anger. >> all you can do is move along. >> reporter: life may never be the same following this violent crime scene. >>> he may have lost the democratic primary for d.c. mayor but the city's republican don't want to see him go. with 822 votes, fenty won the republican primary as a write-in candidate but he's not eligible to accept the nomination because he wasn't a member of the party on primary day. fenty released this statement today saying "today's news of the republican nomination is a recognition of the the great progress the city has seen over the last four years. while i
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Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
clark and also much of the panhandle of west virginia. the big concern with these is that they're probably going to pack some 60-mile an hour wind gusts with them and they're also moving very quickly to the east at about 40 miles per hour. so you can kind of project where they'll be heading if you live williamsport, martinsburg, hagerstown, inwood and boones borrow you'll be affected by that -- boonesborough. we'll keep a close eye on that. >>> horror at one of the nation's most prestigeous hospitals, a man from arlington distraught over the condition of his mother pulled out a gun her doctor. the alleged gunman then ran back into the room, shot his mother and turned the gun on him. fox 5's bob barnard is live in baltimore tonight with what we're learning about the suspect. bob. >> reporter: brian, there's still some confusion tonight over his name. police initially identified him as warren davis because of the bracelet hospital issued bracelet on his wrist, then came back and said his name was paul warren pardus. whatever his name, he touched off some terrifying moments here toda
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Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the only problem, the last three times the terps had that chance west virginia played the role of spoiler. so it's back to west virginia and a rematch. maryland will also be looking to end a four-game losing skid to number 21 west virginia who is 2-0 this year. last weekend against morgan state the terps had their highest scoring output in 35 years in a 62-3 rout. this weekend is a much bigger challenge. >> i think this is another test for us from a team standpoint. number one to play on the road in a hostile environment against a very good football team. number two, is to play, you know, in a game the more we win the bigger the games get and i think this is a big game for us. i think we'll learn a lot about who we are after this game. >> a couple of final notes, the nationals visit the philly tonight without morgan. the orioles are hosting the yankees. back to you. >> tonight you have the news edge. the news is always on myfoxdc.com. beautiful weekend. friday night shaping up to be awesome. go out and enjoy here tonight . the news edge at 11 if you want to stop by. see you. 
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Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
, virginia where they are from. >> he was always there for her. if she had to go in an ambulance or anything, he rode with her. he never left her side. i told her when i seen him walking her out that she had a great son. you don't find too many sons like that. >> reporter: his 84-year-old mother was identified as jean davis. the family of jean davis wanted to make sure she got the best care in the world so they made sure she came to hopkins. her other son only made sense of this saying that his brother could not bear to see their mother suffer. >> reporter: police are calling this a murder-suicide involving the son of a patient. paul pardus' brother alvin gibson said he spoke to pardus on sunday after their mother underwent surgery for back problems. gibson says his brother was upset and told him the surgery did not turn out the way that doctors told him it would. gibson says his brother was very fond of their mother. she suffered from back problems, and her operation was not successful. news that was devastating to pardus. >> they were really, really close. he would do anything he
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Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
northern virginia. they described the shooter as a dedicated son. >> he was always there for her. if she had to go in an ambulance or anything, had he to go with her. he never left her side. i told her when i seen him walking her out that she had a great son. you don't find too many sons like that. >> the mother she's speaking of is jean davis. the family wanted her to get the best care. they came all the way from virginia to hopkins. her other son can only make sense of this saying that his brother could not bear to see his mother suffer. sherrie? >> reporter: good morning, megan. paul pardus' brother alvin says the family is saddened and distraught by the turn of events. alvin gibson says he spoke to pardus on sunday after their mother underwent surgery. now, he says gibson was very upset and told him the surgery did not turn out the way the doctors told him it would. gibson says his brother was very fond of their mother. she suffered from back problems and their operation was not successful, news that was devastating to pardus. >> it was really, really close. he would do anyth
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Sep 16, 2010 5:30pm PDT
unfolded. jim? >> reporter: diane, since the virginia tech shooting, johns hopkins has had an emergency plan in place for a shooting like this. today, we saw it kick into action. s.w.a.t. teams and a hospital on lockdown. for more than two hours, johns hopkins was under siege. >> they moved us all from the front side of the building which faces the hospital to the back. none of us could be by any windows. >> reporter: you had to be scared. >> yeah, it was scary. >> reporter: the standoff began just after 11:00 a.m. outside room 873 of the spinal surgery wing. as dr. david cohen updated 49-year-old warren pardus on his mother jean's operation. >> he became emotionally distraught and reacted. >> reporter: pardus then grew a semiautomatic handgun and shot the doctor once in the abdomen, at close range. >> mr. davis was last seen running into the room, brandishing the handgun in the direction of his mother, who was confined to the bed. >> reporter: at 1:30 p.m., police sent in a camera-equipped robot, which found both pardus and his mother dead, shot in the head. we don't know what the doct
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Sep 17, 2010 4:25am EDT
. >>> now, to our big story this morning. we are learning more about why a northern virginia man may have stageed a violent incident at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore. police say he shot a doctor, shot and killed his mother, then turned the gun on himself. this morning, that doctor is recovering and now the gunman's family says he was likely overcome with grief about his mother's condition. sherrily joins us live with more on this one. >> reporter: the doctor underwent surgery and is expected to be okay. the shooter's brother says he believes his brother was upset about surgery at johns hopkins hospital because she probably wouldn't able to walk again. police say he shot his mother yesterday morning while the surgeon updated him on the condition of his elderly mother. the wounded soldier, dr. david cohen, was shot in the and. the man barricaded himself in the room killing his mother and himself. >> my boss came running in. he said there was a guy running around with a gun and to stay put. it was scary knowing someone was on the outside on a rampage with a gun in a hospital where
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Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
pardus of arlington, virginia shot the doctor who was interesting his mother then shot his mother and eventually himself. the fact pardus was able to bring a gun into the hospital has raised a lot of questions and something a lot of people are talking about this morning. as christian schaffer tells us, don't expect to see wide use now of metal detectors. >> kind of chaotic, nobody knowing what's going on. >> reporter: thousands notified by text message there had been a shooting on the eighth floor of the nelson building. they locked themselves in not knowing where the gunman would be. >> it's scary not knowing where the person is with a gun on a rampage in a hospital where we are supposed to be protected. >> my brother finally contacted her and she said i have to go and hung up abruptly. at least we know if she answered the phone she was okay. >> reporter: it was after securing the area and sending in s.w.a.t. teams that paul pardus had already shot himself and his mother inside her hospital room. before that, police say pardus shot dr. david cohen who about h. been informing him abou
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Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
arlington, virginia, he shot a doctor who treated his mother and then his mother and finally himself. christian schaefer is live at johns hopkins where the medical campus is trying to get back to normal. >> reporter: we're told that dr. david company wednesday is together better tonight. the incident happened shortly after 11:00 t morning and the only thing that might have prevented it would have been preventing paul par advertise from bringing that weapon into the hospital in the first place. don't expect to see widespread use of metal detectors here at johns hopkins. the frightening news came shortly after 11:00. >> sounded chaotic, no one knew what was going on. >> reporter: thousands of hospital employees told there had been a shooting on the 8-t floor of the medical building, they locked themselves in not knowing where the gunman might beheaded. >> it's scary just knowing that someone is on the outside on a rampage. with a gun in a hospital where we're supposed to be protected. >> we contacted our mother, she had to hang the phone up abruptly -- >> it was only after securing the
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Sep 16, 2010 9:00pm PDT
city of virginia la oh, he reported to commit the grand jury report and san francisco is the most will he be rall city in the state with the strongest union will be a bell weather for the rest of california. >> in this particular case if san francisco goes there it's an indication that pension reform is going to happen through the throughout the whole state. >>reporter: i asked the professor how would he rank a pension problem compared with everything else in california is nation. he says at league the next several years it is the biggest problem and he added voters have little sympathy for public pension plans that far exceed the 401(k) in the private plans. in the news ramp, 7 news. >> while on the subject of pension. university of california employees will have to start paying more into their retirement plans and people of this protest are not very happy about it. under the plan passed by the board of regent today employees pay 3 and a half percent of the pay starting next july and then 5 percent the year after that. they currently pay 2%. university will up the contribution to rece
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